About Us

Cuba VIP Travel was founded by Peter and Yaima Sanchez Cuban-Americans with long standing relationships with the island’s cultural institutions and artists, and a deeply-rooted love and respect for their Cuban heritage. Coupled with a desire to share the plethora of human and cultural experiences with their US colleagues and friends, Cuba VIP Travel was born.

At Cuba VIP Travel, the focus is on YOU, ensuring that your travel is designed around you and your desires! Communication is key and together we will put together your ultimate travel experience!

Professional custom designed itineraries will ensure that all your travel requirements are met. We believe in making your dreams come true and offer the highest quality experiences.

We are Cuba specialists working together with a highly specialized group of carefully selected partners on the island. This teamwork provides you with a high quality experience both with the design of your itinerary before you travel and support during your journey. We work with you in creating a program that suits your desired travel requirements and budget. Will ensure you have access to local information, our expertise and support throughout your trip. Clear communication with our clients and partners from the beginning of the planning process until after your return is key.

Cuba VIP Travel is bound by a deep love for our country and it’s people and a deeper knowledge and respect for Cuba’s cultural heritage. We pride ourselves in bringing our collaborators and guests into the fold and sharing Cuba’s warm and loving embrace with them.

Meet The Team

Peter Sanchez

Co-Founder & CEO

Born in Cuba in 1961, Peter was just six months old when his family left for Buenos Aires. After a brief exile in Argentina and Chile, his family landed in Los Angeles, California, where Peter grew up, like many Cubans in exile, within two cultures simultaneously. Thus the term Cuban-American. Peter, who had been enjoying great success as a P.I.,... read more

Yaima Sanchez

Vice President of Operations

On one of the company’s early trips to Cuba, Peter Sanchez met a Cuban woman that would eventually become a key player in the company’s growth. A fluent English-speaking manager of one of the best paladares in Cuba, she was on the forefront of the tourism industry, having a real sensitivity for what the visitor to Cuba expects and how... read more

Yanela Meneses

Accounting and Finance Manager

Born in Havana, Yanela received her BA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Havana in 2007. Upon graduation, she was offered, and accepted a teaching position at the University of Havana and taught in the accounting department for four years. She emigrated to Chile in 2011 where she headed the Finance and Administration department of one of the... read more

Hernan Artigas

Customer Service Representative

Hernan Artigas was born in Cuba. He received his BA in Education (English Teaching) at a higher Pedagogical Institute where he worked for a few years after graduation. He then worked in the tourism industry for more than fifteen years wearing different hats including General Manager of Viajes Cubanacan Travel agency in Holguin, Regional Eco Tour Manager, and Sales Manager... read more

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